Facts about Serval Cats, "Scientific Name for Serval Cat is Leptailrus serval". Serval Cat (A African wildcat that is long-legged "Leptailurus serval", having a tawny "A light brown to brownish orange" coat with black spots and very large erect ears without tufts).
The Serval is a wild breed cat that originates from Africa. This medium-sized cat is closely associated with the golden cat of Africa and the Caracal. Being a native to Africa, the Serval Cat breed is extensively spread south of the Sahara. It was once found in Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria, too, but it might have been totally eliminated from Algeria and continues in Tunisia. The major habitat of the Serval Cat breed is the savanna, even though melanistic cats are usually found in hilly areas at elevations equal to (3,000 meters). The Serval Cat breed requires watercourses within its country, so it does not exist in dry steppes or semi-deserts. The Serval Cat breeds also stay away from thick equatorial jungles, even though they are found along the borders of the forest. The Serval Cat are capable of climbing and swimming, but never do so. "Scientific name for Cat Felis Catus".
The Serval Cat has the longest legs and the largest ears in proportion to the size of their body of any cat. The Serval Cat breed is a medium-sized cat, with the head to body length ranges from 23 to 36 inches (59 to 92 cm), with a moderately short tail that ranges in length from 8 to 18 inches (20 to 45 cm). The height of the Serval Cat to the shoulder of this cat breed ranges from 21 to 26 inches (54 to 66 cm). The female Serval Cat weight is between 15 1/2 to 26 1/2 (7 to 12 kg), whereas the male Serval Cat weighs between 20 to 40 pounds (9 to 18 kg).
The Serval Cat breed is a strong, yet slim cat with a fairly short tails and long legs. The head is tiny with respect to the body, and the tall oval ears are set close together. The Serval Cat breed has a variable pattern of coat and it is boldly dotted black or yellowish-brown, with two or four lines from the pinnacle of the head down the back and neck, changing into spots. The Serval Cat ear backs of the Serval Cat breed are black in color with a distinguishing white bar. Additionally, the Serval Cat are fairly common in a few parts of the collection, resembling the appearance of a Black Panther.
Colors and Coat
The Serval Cat breed comes in different colors, such as brown spotted tabby, black, back smoke and silver spotted tabby. The coat of the Serval Cat breed is short to medium in length with a little coarse feel, which has extraordinary substance and texture. Coarser protector the Serval Cat hairs wrap a softer undercoat, while the spots have a remarkably softer texture. The fur of the Serval Cat breed is not inordinately thick and lies moderately flat against the body.
Serval Cat breeds are strongly attached to their owners and do not manage when being re-homed. That is why it is significant for a prospective owner to be eager to entrust the Serval Cat for its whole life. Serval Cat breeds are capable of jumping up to a height of 8 feet (2.4 meter) and they are awkward, so they are inclined to drop things from the walls and shelves. The Serval Cat breeds can make a chirping noise, and they make a hiss, too. Pet owners are required to understand the Serval Cat hisses for several reasons. The Serval Cats hiss when they are sad, happy, playful or angry. Pet handlers and owners have to learn to distinguish between hissing.
The Serval Cat breeds are very healthy and there are no recognized, breed-specific, afflictions or diseases to date. However, Serval Cat breeds are required to have access to a veterinary doctor who is conversant in miniature exotic cat care. The Serval Cat breeds get several of the identical vaccines as domestic cats, but they may all get killed virus vaccines or it can show the way to grave complications or even bereavement for the cat.
The reason why Serval Cats can squeeze through very small spaces is that they have no collarbone and free-floating clavicle bones that their shoulders are attach to their forelimbs, that's why a Serval Cat can fit through a hole the same size as its head and they use their whiskers to determine if they can fit through the space. Serval Cats can see at levels of light six time lower than a human, this is why cats can catch mice so easily at night. Serval Cats outer ear uses 32 muscles to control it, and a human has only 6 muscles in its ear and a cat can move its ears 180 degrees. A Serval Cat can move their ears independently.
A Serval Cats jaw can not move sideways, there for a cat can not chew large pieces of food. A cats back is highly flexible because of its 53 loosely fitting vertebrae. The body of a cat has 230 bones. While a human body has 206. Compared to a humans who only have 34. The average Serval Cat temperature of a cat is 101.5 °F. The Serval Cats heart beats at 110 to 140 a minute, That is almost twice as fast as a human heart. A Serval Cats has 30 teeth while a kittens has about 26 teeth that they will lose at about 6 months of age.
The average lifespan of the Serval Cat breed ranges from 17 years to 20 years.